Layout vs Topology - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between layout and topology

is that layout is a structured arrangement of items within certain s while topology is (mathematics) a branch of mathematics studying those properties of a geometric figure or solid that are not changed by stretching, bending and similar homeomorphisms.

layout

English

(wikipedia layout)

Noun

(en noun)
  • A structured arrangement of items within certain s.
  • A plan for such arrangement.
  • The act of laying out something.
  • (publishing) The process of arranging editorial content, advertising, graphics and other information to fit within certain constraints.
  • (engineering) A map or a drawing of a construction site showing the position of roads, buildings or other constructions.
  • (electronics) A specification of an integrated circuit showing the position of the physical components that will implement the schematic in silicon.
  • See also

    * keyboard layout *

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    topology

    English

    Noun

    (topologies)
  • (mathematics) A branch of mathematics studying those properties of a geometric figure or solid that are not changed by stretching, bending and similar homeomorphisms.
  • (mathematics) A collection ?'' of subsets of a set ''X'' such that the empty set and ''X'' are both members of ''?'' and ''? is closed under arbitrary unions and finite intersections.
  • (medicine) The anatomical structure of part of the body.
  • (computing) The arrangement of nodes in a communications network.
  • (technology) The properties of a particular technological embodiment that are not affected by differences in the physical layout or form of its application.
  • (topography) The topographical study of geographic locations or given places in relation to its history.
  • (dated) The art of, or method for, assisting the memory by associating the thing or subject to be remembered with some place.
  • Synonyms

    * (mathematics) analysis situs

    Holonyms

    * topological space

    Meronyms

    * open set

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